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Great Coastal Gate and Fat Margaret's Tower

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Fat Margaret and Door of the Coast

The Great Gate of the coast (Suur Rannavärav) and Fat Margaret Tower (Paks Margareeta) were constructed to defend the city on the coast and impress visitors. It is the 1st monument that tourists see ve are coming on cruise ships when they arrive to port. The door is in the great wall of the city, situated on the north side of the Old City next to the harbor. During the XVI century reconstruction added Margaret tower, which has a diameter of 25 meters and a height of 20 meters, built to protect the harbor. Throughout its history served as a storehouse for weapons and gunpowder and as a prison.

Tallinn have lots of beautiful places, this is one of them.

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